James Owens 1979 Golden Eagle CJ-7 Part 2

James’ Jeep is a perfect example of a rescued Jeep that holds true to an original Jeep both in looks and function. It pleases us to see Jeeps that are restored and kept in stock form with maybe a few modifications to keep it interesting.

Detailed Specifications

  • 1979 CJ 7 Golden Eagle
  • Engine: AMC 304 w/ Edelbrock performer manifold, Edelbrock performer cam, Holley truck avenger carb, DUI distributor
  • Transmission: Automatic TH400
  • Transfer case: Quadra trac
  • Front axle: Dana 30
  • Rear axle: AMC 20 with Moser 1 piece axle kit.
  • Wheels: Original – gold powder coat
  • Tires: 31″ BFG Mud Terrains


  • Custom paint and hood graphics
  • Lizard skin undercoating (tinted to match) applied to underside of body, firewall, fender wells and underside of hood
  • Spray in bed liner (tinted to match) applied to the tub
  • Bestop Supertop
  • Bestop Aqua sport seats
  • Bestop sound bar
  • Bestop console
  • Vintage vibes AM/FM radio w MP3
  • Stainless steel accessories.
  • Hanson bumpers
  • Warn XD9000 winch